MDE21426 - Early mine shaft at Bampfylde Mine (Monument)
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Shaft in Bampfylde Mine western section. Shown on section of 1772 as "a shaft that is now full of rubbish" and recorded as Old Shaft. [1,2] The HER GIS mapping for this record had been placed at SS 739 326. This was misleadingly situated on the eastern side of the river, whereas the map mentioned above clearly illustrates the shaft positioned on the western side of the Mole, positioned up the slope on a slightly level area above the river. The mapping for this record has therefore been moved, although the exact location of the shaft is still not clear. [1,3]
- <1> SDE322502 Monograph: Dixon, D.. 1983. Mining and the Community in the Parishes of North Molton, South Molton, Molland and Twitchen, Devonshire. 233. 109, 113.
- <2> SDE322563 Article in serial: Claughton, P. F.. 1992. The North Molton Copper mine; riches in the west. North Devon Heritage Journal. 4. 6. 6.
- <3> SEM8630 Verbal communication: Various. 1999-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Catherine Dove, 16 April 2019.
|Grid reference||SS 736 327 (point)|
|Civil Parish||NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON|
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- Devon SMR Monument ID: 46866
- Devon SMR: SS73SW/3/27
Record last edited
Apr 16 2019 3:53PM
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